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charges against 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev. we are told he is writing down answers to some police questions and now lawmakers at capitol hill are pushing to declare the suspect an enemy combatant. he could be questioned without a lawyer and other protechs of the u.s. criminal justice system. tracie potts joins us live on capitol hill. good morning. >>> no questions before his miranda warnings would be admission i believe in court. prosecutors say they have plenty to convict him. keeping in mind he is a u.s. citizen with all the same rights as anymore else. dzhokhar tsarnaev is waking up answering investigators in writing. they are questioning him as an enemy combatant. >> i want the intelligence to save american lives. that can only be done effectively if he is treated as an enemy combatant. >> they don't need his confession to get him into trial. i think we don't have to cross the line. >> this morning, lots of questions about why the fbi didn't do more after inquiries about the older tsarnaev with radical groups. zi want to know how the fbi dropped the ball. we are at war with r
could be charged at his hospital bed side on sunday. dzhokhar tsarnaev is still in serious condition. he is sedated with a tube down his throat and unable to speak. although massachusetts does not have the death penalty, prosecutors could seek capital punishment at the federal level. >> given the facts that i've seen, it would be appropriate to use the death penalty in this case. i hope they would apply it in federal court. >> reporter: more questions are being raised about the suspect and if the fbi did enough before the bombings. in 2011, it interviewed the older brother, tamerlan tsarnaev, after russian authorities alerted the u.s. government. he made a trip to russian in 2012. >> the ball was dropped in two ways. the fbi missed things or our laws do not allow the fbi to follow up in a sound solid way. >> reporter: while officials cyst through the details worshipers sought answers in their own way gathering at the holy cross on sunday to reflect on the terror that the city faced in the last week. the governor says there can be vigilance without fear. >> there are lessons that we will
a description of a still unreleased fbi video. according to those familiar with what it shows, dzhokhar tsarnaev can be seen removing his backpack at the spot where the second bomb was placed, and acting very differently from those around him when e first bomb blew up. >> this suspect took the backpack off, put it down, did not react when the first explosion went off, and then moved away from the backpack in time for the second explosion. >> federal officials say in the hours after the fbi released photos of the bombing suspects thursday night, investigators had not yet matched any names to their pictures and, in fact, did not even have the tsarnaev brothers in any terrorist data base. only after the older brother was killed in the late night shootout in watertown were agents able to check his fingerprints and put actual names to their case. fbi agents are seeking to interview all the family members and friends of the two brothers, including the wife of the older one, tamerlan. her lawyer says he is talking to federal authorities about how to proceed. matt? >> pete williams, thank you very much.
say tamerlan tsarnaev and his younger brother dzhokhar bombed the boston marathon. and another, a police officer, died thursday. mourners gathered to remember one of them--29- year-old krystle campbell-- monday.with a salute to the young woman who loved to watch the runners cross the bombing victims remain in the hospital, where doctors say amputees are beginning to learn to walk again. "it takes a lot of safety, a have to learn new routines." surviving suspect 19-year- old dzhokhar tsarnaev is also hospitalized. he is charged in federal court destruction and malicious destruction of property shaw resulting in death. questions are piling up about his brother's activities--the fbi investigated tamerlan in 2011 at the request of russia, tamerlan then went in 2012. "was there any procedure for the fbi to follow up on the activities of somebody over effectively been cleared?" monday afternoon, the fbi turned boylston street-- site of the bombings--back over to the city of boston. the mayor received an american flag that flew over the marathon finish line.marking schmidt, reporting.
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